Professional Communication in Audiology
Professional Communication in Audiology is a book written by Virginia Ramachandran and Brad A. Stach, designed to provide students of audiology, and practicing clinicians, with a comprehensive framework for understanding the crucial role of communication in audiological practice, as well as practical strategies for effectively implementing communication principles in a clinical setting.
The importance of good communication skills in audiology cannot be overstated, as it plays a significant role in building trust and fostering a positive therapeutic relationship between the patient and the clinician. This book is a great resource for audiologists looking to improve their communication skills and establish positive relationships with their patients.
The introduction of the book offers a detailed description of the significance of communication skills to audiological practice, highlighting essential aspects of communication in clinical settings. Readers are also provided with a range of fundamental principles that form a framework for critical thinking about communication in clinical settings. These principles can be applied to all areas of clinical communication.
The text goes on to discuss the two most common methods of clinical communication, that is, talking and writing, specifically in relation to clinical audiologic practice. Clinicians can learn how to effectively communicate with their patients, whether it’s for diagnostic or audiologic intervention purposes. The book provides numerous examples of real-world patient encounters to help clinicians develop their communication skills in practice.
Apart from learning how to communicate on a one-to-one basis, the book also provides abundant examples of audiologic reports that clinicians can use as templates in their practice. It’s an excellent resource for audiologists looking to improve their report writing skills and for students who want to learn the intricacies of report writing in audiology.
The book provides an in-depth overview of the various aspects of communication in audiology practice, including privacy considerations, ethics, and legal obligations. It also addresses the impact of technology on communication in audiology practice, including the use of electronic medical records.
One of the significant advantages of this book is that it’s designed to cater to both students and practicing clinicians. It covers basic communication principles and gradually moves towards advanced-level communication strategies that are particularly beneficial for the experienced audiologists. The book’s contents are laid out in an organized and concise manner, making it easy to read and understand.
In terms of its technical presentation, the book is available in eBook digital format, with 160 pages. The book is published by Plural Publishing, Inc., and it’s the first edition of the book, published on April 15, 2013. The book is available in English, with an ISBN-10 code of 159756365X and an ISBN-13 code of 978-1597563659.
Overall, Professional Communication in Audiology by Virginia Ramachandran and Brad A. Stach is a valuable resource that provides students and practicing clinicians a comprehensive framework for understanding the role of communication in audiology practice. It provides practical strategies for effective communication and offers templates for effective report writing. It’s a must-read book for audiologists looking to improve their communication skills and build positive therapeutic relationships with their patients.
Ordering the book, whether in physical or digital format, is a wise investment for all audiologists and students in the field. Investing in extraordinary resources like this is an investment in oneself and presents an opportunity to take professional and personal growth to the next level.
- : 160 pages
- Publisher: Plural Publishing, Inc.; 1 edition (April 15, 2013)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 159756365X
- ISBN-13: 978-1597563659